Gov. Gretchen Whitmer addressed the State of Michigan after a plan to kidnap her and other Michigan government officials was thwarted by state and federal law enforcement agencies. She started by saying thank you to law enforcement and FBI agents who participated in stopping this [...]
The Legislative Assembly of the Australian state of New South Wales, where Sydney is located, passed a bill to legalize adoption by same-sex couples Sept. 2. The vote was 46-42, following two days of debate.
The measure permits church-affiliated adoption agencies to continue to discriminate against gay couples without fear of prosecution.
One other state, Western Australia, and the Australian Capital Territory allow gay couples to adopt together. The bill now moves to the upper house, the Legislative Council.